Mrs. Eloisa R. Leija, 72, of Fentress, passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. She was born on June 21, 1944.
Mrs. Leija was preceded in death by her son, Henry Leija; parents, Francisco and Maria Rodriguez, and a sister, Abelina Mojica.
She is survived by her daught
ers: Diane Leija, JoAnn Leija, Linda Leija, Lisa Martinez Flores, Marina Jimenez, and Victoria Jimenez; son, Jimmy Rodriguez; sisters: Dominga Vasquez, Eufemia Salazar, Julia Martinez, and Simona Rodriguez; brothers, Jesse Rodriguez and Lupe Rodriguez; 23 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Recitation of the rosary was at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Martindale, Texas. Burial followed in San Isidro Cemetery in Fentress, Texas.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Shawn Gonzalez, Geraldo Jimenez, Narciso Jimenez, Jr., Jimmy Rodriguez, Jesse Rodriguez, and Lupe Rodriguez.
Arrangements under the care and direction of Deleon Funeral Home, Lockhart, Texas